Indulge in a Coastal Kaleidoscope
Immerse yourself in an enchanting collage of coastal life and history. Rhythmic waves, high dunes, ancient maritime forests, historic landmarks and glimpses of wildlife, Fire Island has been a special place for diverse plants, animals and people for centuries. Far from the pressure of nearby big-city life, dynamic barrier island beaches offer both solitude and camaraderie, and spiritual renewal.
Annual Art Shows & Photo Contests
Now's the time to capture these special moments and share the magic! Enter a variety of Fire Island photo contests and art shows.Read More
Starry Nights, Early Sunrise - Camp at Watch Hill
Commune with nature in the proximity of the beach and fellow campers at Watch Hill, or camp by permit in the Fire Island Wilderness! Reserve now!Read More
What's Happening This Week
Find out which facilities are open and what programs or special events are currently offered. Each season on Fire Island can be special!Read More
Explore the Fire Island Wilderness
Less than 60 miles from New York City, this federally-designated wilderness area is small, but offers a taste of solitude and primitive recreation.Read More
Discover the Historic William Floyd Estate
Ranger-guided tours at the 613-acre William Floyd Estate provide glimpses of wildlife and a taste of three centuries of history. House reopens 5/24.Read More
The Breach at Old Inlet
National Park Service staff have been tracking the position of breach at Old Inlet since it was created during Hurricane Sandy.Read More
Did You Know?
As you cross the Great South Bay from Long Island to Fire Island, you may be able to catch a glimpse of the light atop the Fire Island Lighthouse, which appears to flash every 7½ seconds. More...